Open to accredited screen professionals and industry practitioners, AACTA Professional membership provides you with the opportunity to connect with friends, colleagues and creators working in the Australian screen industry.
Available to everyone, AACTA General membership offers a complete passport to the very best in Australian screen, connecting you to the very heart and soul of our screen entertainment industry.
Our members are at the heart of everything we do. All members – from students and screen fans to emerging and established professionals – underpin our year-round Screen Culture and Industry Development Program, bringing audiences and industry together to share insider knowledge behind Australia’s top screen productions.
With the support of all our dedicated members, AACTA now offers three tiers of membership – professional, general and youth memberships – with all members receiving more benefits than ever before.
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*Voting is weighted for AACTA General and Youth members.
**AACTA General and AACTA Youth membership facilitates entry in Shorts and Online categories only.
With live events across Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane featuring preview screenings, exclusive panel discussions, industry masterclasses, seminars, television premieres, short film showcases, international and local events, and a range of stand-alone festivals, access to the year round program provides valuable networking and professional development opportunities.
AACTA AWARDS VOTING RIGHTS
AACTA members receive the privileged right to vote across different categories, determining who will be honoured with Australia's highest screen accolade - an AACTA Award.
AACTA Youth members receive the right to vote in the Best Short Fiction Film, Best Short Animation, Best Online Drama or Comedy and Best Online Entertainment categories.
In addition to the Short Form categories, AACTA Professional and General members can vote in all of the Television Production, Feature Film and Documentary Award categories, with AACTA Professional members also having the privilege to vote within their craft.
The AACTA Rewards program is exclusive for AACTA members, and now includes discounts from brands such as The Iconic, Final Draft, Samsonite, Audible and Dinnerly plus many more.
If you’re already a member, log in to access your AACTA Rewards here.
AACTA AWARDS ENTRY
Entry of a production into the AACTA Awards requires a certain number of cast and crew to be AACTA members. By becoming an AACTA member you not only facilitate your own entry for the AACTA Awards, but also entry for any productions you have worked on. AACTA Professional membership facilitates entry across all categories, with AACTA General and AACTA Youth membership facilitating entry in Shorts and Online categories.
AACTA DEVELOPMENT INITIATIVES
Membership provides reduced entry fees to AACTA Development; one of Australia's premier talent and content initiatives, linking industry with emerging creatives and fast tracking the development of new productions. With AACTA Development initiatives, categories span across web series, television drama, short film, feature film and acting, the initiative aims to spotlight new voices and generate career progression opportunities.
AACTA members receive exclusive and complimentary access to AACTA's online streaming platform, AACTA TV - available anytime, anywhere and on any device.
AACTA TV gives you access to exclusive content, including popular production premieres, industry masterclasses and Q&A discussions with production cast and creatives. AACTA TV also hosts all productions for Award consideration, across all categories.
AACTA AWARDS TICKET SAVINGS
Members enjoy a 10% discount* on tickets for the annual AACTA Awards and associated events.
*Discount applies to ticket purchases via the AACTA website only.
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